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Capitol Hill police and medics take a shooting victim away on a stretcher at the site of a shooting October 3, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Shooting At U.S. Capitol After Woman Tries To Ram White House Barricade

The U.S. Capitol building was placed on lockdown and Capitol police issued a shelter-in-place order Thursday afternoon following reports of shots fired nearby.

10/03/2013

Popcorn (credit: Chow.com)

AMC Theatres Offers Free Popcorn To Federal Employees During Shutdown

In wake of the U.S. government shutdown, the movie theater chain is giving away a small popcorn to employees out on furlough…

10/02/2013

Common (credit: C.Flanigan/imageSPACE)

Rock The Bells Hip Hop Festival Cancel Rest of Shows

Organizers have canceled the “Rock The Bells” Music Festival coming tour stops in New York and Washington…

09/26/2013

A law enforcement officer aims his rifle to a building as he responds to a reported shooting at an entrance to the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. According to the latest news report several people were shot with the shooter still possibly active. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

13 Dead In Washington Navy Yard Shooting; 2nd Gunman Sought

At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said several people were killed and as many as 10 were wounded, including a law enforcement officer.

09/16/2013

Tony Bennett (credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Tony Bennett To Attend March On Washington

Tony Bennett plans to travel to the nation’s capital to pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. as the March on Washington marks its 50th year…

08/22/2013

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

Beyonce Sings National Anthem At Obama Inauguration

Accompanied with the U.S. Marine Band, award-winning singer Beyonce sang “The Star Spangled Banner” at the second inauguration of President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol on Monday…

01/21/2013

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

Kelly Clarkson Sings At Inauguration

Pop singer Kelly Clarkson sang “My Country Tis of Thee” at the second inauguration of President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol on Monday…

01/21/2013

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

Obama: “Today We Continue Our Never-Ending Journey”

In the second and final inaugural address of his presidency, President Barack Obama called on Americans to continue fighting to fulfill the “promise” of American democracy, by pursuing age-old Constitutional values while adapting to the realities of the modern age.

01/21/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor Quan Travels To DC, Seeks Federal Aid To Fight Crime

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Thursday that she’s trying to get more federal help in fighting her city’s crime problem while she’s in Washington, D.C., to attend a U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting and the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

01/17/2013

The control tower at Ronald Reagan National Airport as seen from a Metro train stop March 24, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

United Launches New SFO-To-Washington Reagan National

United Airlines was set to launch daily non-stop service Monday between San Francisco International Airport and Reagan Washington-National Airport.

05/14/2012

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